The Ken Hitchcock era is over in Columbus. Blue Jackets General Manager Scott Howson announced today that the club has relieved Hitchcock of his coaching duties. Howson also announced that Assistant Coach Claude Noel will fill in as an interim head coach for the the remainder of the season.February 3rd, 2010 | Bart Logan | 2 comments | Continued
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In providing you with the most comprehensive Blue Jackets coverage, we are starting a new feature, covering the Central Division, and its other teams. We begin with the reigning Western Conference and Central Division champions, the Detroit Red Wings (hold off on the boos, please)… Cause for Concern? There is no doubt that the Detroit [...]October 20th, 2009 | Ed Cmar | 0 comments | Continued
After the most celebrated season in franchise history, the Columbus Blue Jackets will open the 2009-10 season at home against the Minnesota Wild on October 3, the club officially announced on Wednesday. The ’09-‘10 season is one that will start a week earlier due to the sixteen-day Olympic break in February, and sees the Jackets [...]July 15th, 2009 | Rob Ogden | 0 comments | Continued
With only one year remaining on his five-year, $27 million dollar contract, the Columbus Blue Jackets will be looking to resign captain and NHL all-star Rick Nash come July 1. Nash is the face of the franchise in Columbus and was the primary building block for the current team. Nash was drafted number one overall [...]June 23rd, 2009 | Rob Ogden | 0 comments | Continued
The CBJ family lost one of their most ardent and courageous followers yesterday, when Ryan Salmons succumbed to the cancer that he had so valiantly battled for the past year.Ryan’s death comes just eight days after I saw him in the locker room after the Jackets’ Game 4 elimination at the hands of the Detroit [...]May 2nd, 2009 | Jeff Little | 0 comments | Continued
The Blue Jackets may have lost a game tonight, but they gained far more than that. In trading scoring blows with the Detroit Red Wings, taking the best they had and giving it right back to them, the Jackets climbed far up the ladder in seasoning, respect and character.There will be plenty of time to [...]April 24th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 2 comments | Continued
While my wife and I were doing our best Canadian impersonations . . . shoveling our driveway (my wife for the second time today), the Jackets completed a trade with the Atlanta Thrashers, acquiring Center Jason Williams in return for Clay Wilson and a 6th round draft pick in the 2009 draft.Williams, a 28 year [...]January 14th, 2009 | Jeff Little | 5 comments | Continued